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Interactive Map Lets You Pinpoint Your Address on Earth Millions of Years Ago

Ever wonder where your house was located 300 million years ago? Thanks to software engineer Ian Webster, now you can. His interactive map tracks how the globe has changed over the course of the last 750 million years as tectonic plates caused landmasses to shift. And in a clever twist, the website …

interactivemap

I Started Eating For My Gut Health & Here's How My Life Changed

Learning to eat for my gut health has been a long road, filled with welcome changes that were easy to institute, some that I was reluctant about, and …

Wellness

Trump's visit to Britain faces mass protest — and a big blimp

LONDON — A 20-foot-tall inflatable orange baby with the face of President Donald Trump will float over Britain’s Parliament next week, one of many acts of protest planned to coincide with Trump's first visit to the U.K. since taking office.<p>Tens of thousands of demonstrators are expected to march in …

Donald Trump

Lust Is Complicated, But Studies Show These 19 Things Make Men More Attractive to Women

It's all about the light beard.<p>Romantic attraction is a complicated thing that scientists still don't completely understand.<p>But, through research and …

Psychology

Wouldn’t God Appreciate Honest Atheists Over Believers Just Following Orders?

Any God worthy of respect should appreciate atheists who try searching for Him, even if nothing ever turns up.

Generator That Creates Electricity From Gravity Could Revolutionize Renewable Energy

The generator is capable of reaching up to 93% energy efficiency – which is a “game-changing” number in comparison to wind and solar energy.The post …

Teen serial inventor returns with pollution filter to clear city skies

<b>(CNN) —</b> Angad Daryani. Remember the name.<p>The 19-year-old from Mumbai has already gained a reputation. He left school in the ninth grade and then self-educated while working with MIT Media Lab until the age of 17. Daryani has launched multiple startups and social initiatives, and collaborated on a …

Pollution

China now has a giant, smog-sucking chimney

China has long suffered from some of the worst smog in the world. Now, the government wants to do something about it. Alongside other attempts to …

US says microphones found in Guantanamo legal meeting room

MIAMI (AP) — Microphones were found in a room where a Saudi prisoner met with his lawyers at the Guantanamo Bay detention center, U.S. officials said in recently filed court documents that shed light on an incident that has halted legal proceedings in a high-profile terrorism case.<p>The microphones …

Amazon Knows Alexa Devices Are Laughing Spontaneously And It's "Working To Fix It"

They just wanted to turn off the lights. "After the third request, Alexa stopped responding and instead did an evil laugh."

British universities now one step closer to replacing lithium-ion batteries

The Universities of Surrey and Bristol recently pioneered a new form of battery from a breakthrough in supercapacitor technology.<p>Last year, …

These 5 Exercises Are the Secret to Kayla Itsines's Insanely Sculpted Abs

Whether you're a gym newbie or a seasoned regular, chances are you've been in the following (somewhat awkward) situation: you make your way to the floor exercises area of your gym, ready to dominate some core work, but then you're suddenly overwhelmed by all of the options. <i>Do I grab a medicine ball</i> …

A Race Against Time to Excavate an Ancient African Civilization

Archaeologists in Nubia are struggling against erosion, desertification, and government plans to develop the land.<p>In 1905, British archaeologists descended on a sliver of eastern Africa, aiming to uncover and extract artifacts from 3,000-year-old temples. They left mostly with photographs, …

The best ways to counter the negative effects of aging and live a long time — starting right now

The keys to a long and healthy life are right in front of you.<p>Instead of expensive face creams, a cache of vitamins and supplements, or a hard-to-follow diet, all you need are some research-backed tools to help you stay healthy as you age and fight cognitive decline.<p>These solutions involve simple …

Moore's law has ended. What comes next?

The speed of our technology doubles every year, right? Not anymore.

Geniuses aren't born, they're made — and 3 of their daily habits can make you smarter

The word "genius" is one of the most misused terms in history.<p>While it's often referenced accurately, the connotation that we commonly associate with it diverges away from the truth.<p>We correctly label intellectual brilliance and creative power as genius — and we should — but it's about time we …

This Renewable 'Instant Coal' Could Be The Fuel of The Future

It's highly efficient.<p>The world is shifting from fossil fuels to renewable energy in a big way right now, but a group of scientists has come up with …

Welcome to 2030. I own nothing, have no privacy, and life has never been better

by World Economic Forum November 18, 2017 Future Society 75563<p>This article is part of the Annual Meeting of the Global Future Councils.<p><i>For more</i> …

World Economic Forum

Strange Atomic Ripples in Graphene Could Unlock Clean, Limitless Energy

Holy crap.<p>By all measures, graphene shouldn't exist. The fact it does comes down to a neat loophole in physics that sees an impossible 2D sheet of …

Human Mini-Brains Growing Inside Rat Bodies Are Starting to Integrate

"We are entering totally new ground here."<p>Stem cell technology has advanced so much that scientists can grow miniature versions of human brains — …

Psychedelic Drugs

How Technology is Changing the Way We'll Be Buried

From space ships to QR codes, futurists are changing death.<p>While you don’t have a say in whether you’ll eventually die or not (sorry Peter Thiel), …

Peter Thiel

Soon, non-biological intelligences will populate our planet

by Aeon and Huw Price November 1, 2017 Artificial Intelligence 3097<p>Human-level intelligence is familiar in biological hardware – you’re using it now. …

Artificial Intelligence

Expedition to Submerged 'Lost Continent' Zealandia a 'Success'

Humans made contact with the mysterious eighth continent for the first time.<p>The first-ever expedition to Zealandia, the mysterious, submerged “eighth …

Earth Science

Robot becomes first in the world to be given citizenship

<b>Saudi Arabia has made history by becoming the first country to grant citizenship to a robot.</b><p>The humanoid robot, Sophia, told the audience at a …

Saudi Arabia

Scientists have a plan to stop climate change — dim the sun

Radiation Regulation<p>Scientists are beginning to seriously consider a radical plan to geoengineer the environment in an effort to combat climate …

Climate Change

Scientists announce new gene-editing techniques aimed at common mutations

Genetics is having a moment in the sun. Last year, biologists at the University of Bath in England created mice with neon feet. Scientists edited human embryos for the first time in the United States in August, cutting out a mutation for a heritable heart disease. Earlier this month, research …

Genetics

This Gigantic Lava Tube Could Be Home for Moon Colonists

The hollow is so huge it could swallow up a big city like Philadelphia.<p>A city-size lava tube has been discovered on the moon, and researchers say it could serve as a shelter for lunar astronauts.<p>This lava tube could protect lunar-living astronauts from hazardous conditions on the moon's surface, …

Space Exploration

In Memory Training Smackdown, One Method Dominates

When it comes to brain training, some workouts seem to work better than others.<p>A comparison of the two most common training methods scientists use to improve memory and attention found that one was twice as effective as the other. The more effective method also changed brain activity in a part of …

The Brain

NASA is Moving Forward With Its Plan to Deflect an Asteroid From Earth

A Plan for Asteroids<p>Both science and science fiction have made us familiar with what could happen if a large enough asteroid were to hit the Earth. …

Asteroids

New Material Could Lead to Devices That You Only Need to Charge Once Every Three Months

Better Batteries<p>The technology behind today’s gadgets has improved considerably, particularly the type we rely on to power our smartphones, …

Mobile Devices